Browse through the diverse collection of works from our talented alumni authors

Short Stories and Poetry
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The Blues Cry for a Revolution Rashaun J. Allen '16 Award-winning Poet and Writer, Rashaun J. Allen's The Blues Cry For A Revolution is a poetry collection that navigates systemic oppression black victims, watchers, and resisters face in the United States. View on Amazon
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Mommy's Smile Aisha Alvarez '05,10 Mommy's Smile is a heartwarming story told from the perspective of Josiah, a young boy with autism. Through this detailed account of his daily life, he shares his struggles, fears, and challenges doing day to day tasks considered typical for children his age. This colorful yet informative book is designed for families seeking ways to explain the nuances of autism to siblings, extended family members, or educators unfamiliar with the behaviors and challenges face by young children with autism. It also offers insight into soothing activities that might be appealing and encourage the development of young people with autism. View on Amazon
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Wanderers Edward Belfar '82 This exquisitely crafted collection includes several stories set in Kenya, offering tantalizing glimpses of life in that troubled but fascinating country beyond the picturesque game parks View on Amazon
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Touch the Earth Bart Davis (co-authored with Julian Lennon) '76 This interactive book immerses children in a fun and unique journey. Jump aboard the White Feather Flier, a magical plane that can go wherever you want! View on Amazon
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Long Island Noir Kaylie Jones (editor) ' Original stories by: Jules Feiffer, Matthew McGevna, Nick Mamatas, Kaylie Jones, Qanta Ahmed, Charles Salzberg, Reed Farrel Coleman, Tim McLoughlin, Sarah Weinman, JZ Holden, Richie Narvaez, Sheila Kohler, Jane Ciabattari, Steven Wishnia, Kenneth Wishnia, Amani Scipio, and Tim Tomlinson View on Amazon
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By Word of Mouth: Poems from the Spanish, 1916-1959 Jonathon Cohen '72, '79 (editor) ' The first collection of translations of Spanish and Latin American poetry by William Carlos Williams, containing many previously unknown poems View on Amazon
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I Hate Everyone Naomi Danis '71, 72 In a humorous and honest portrayal, Naomi Danis captures the complex emotional lives of children. Follow this first-person narrative of a childs birthday party when that child wants to do anything but party. View on Amazon
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Julian Lennon to Touch The Earth Barton Davis '67, 71 An inspiring, lyrical story, rooted in Lennon's life and work, Touch the Earth is filled with beautiful illustrations that bring the faraway world closer to young children. The book includes words to a special poem written by Julian Lennon, specifically for Touch the Earth. View on Amazon
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Death by Active Movement: The Certainty of Life through Poetry Steven T. Licardi '13 Including the award winning poem Early Girl, the author uses the medium of poetry to explore the relationship between life and death, and how peace and beauty can be discovered in the divide between View on Amazon
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The Daily Jane Austen: A Year of Quotes Devoney Looser, PhD '93 It is a truth universally acknowledged that Jane Austen is eminently, delightfully, and delectably quotable. This truth goes far beyond the first line of Pride and Prejudice, which has muscled out many other excellent sentences. View on Amazon
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One Reflection - Love Poems Daniel Thomas Moran '79 A collection of love poems written by former Suffolk County, New York Poet Laureate, Daniel Thomas Moran excerpted from his seven collections View on Amazon
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A Shed for Wood Daniel Thomas Moran '79 His poems are a travelogue of oddly varied subjects and points of view; faces and places where he engages and acclaims the diverting particulars of living View on Amazon
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The Poems of Robin R. Rabii: Insights That Nurture Connection Robin Rabii '86 The Great Architect of All Reality, another name for the unknown source that created the foundation for existence, had the wherewithal or playfulness to riddle creation with an eclectic mix of contradictory forces in humans and nature. In its infinite wisdom or ultimate boredom, the Architect instructed evolution to create humans and some say this act added stupidity to the divine designers mix! View on Amazon
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colossal heart Atiba Rogers '15 Rogers takes a refreshing, blunt and honest approach to writing experiences of love, loss and identity. Readers are bound to recognize themselves between these pages if they've ever had vulnerable hearts. View on Amazon
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Write Out Your Drops Selin Senol-Akin '06 Write Out Your Drops is an eclectic poetry collection speaking on an array of themes as it pertains to being true to oneself. Selin brings readers on an expressive journey through lyrical verses and graceful symbolism that makes ones individual experience seem more understood through the collective. View on Amazon
How-To/Instructional
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Staying Power: Age-Proof Your Home for Comfort, Safety and Style Rachel Adelson '77 Learn how to make any type of house, apartment or condo a safer, more supportive living space for years to come with this lively new handbook View on Amazon
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Kiss The Sky: Reflections on Becoming Your Best Self Carline Dymerlin-Folkes '03 Kiss the Sky acts as both a journal and a reference point. It features inspiring quotes, introspective reflections, and open-ended questions that will help you to navigate through life's challenges with wisdom and courage. Use Kiss the Sky as an engaging tool to help you become more motivated and inspired to bring about positive change in your life. View on Amazon
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Workplace Warrior Jordan Goldrich '73 Are you a leader who has been called abrasive, aggressive, or even a bully? This book is written for rather than about you. View on Amazon
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How Do You Roo? A Survivor's Pocket Guide To Bonnaroo Tara Groth '05 Learn from festival veterans' inside tips to make the most of your weekend at the modern-day Woodstock known as the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival View on Amazon
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WEALTH: How to Set Yourself Up for Financial Success Steven Hromin '18 If youve been looking for a book that will help you save money and build wealth, look no further. WEALTH gives you the tools you need to bring your financial game to the next level. From budgeting your next paycheck to planning for your retirement, WEALTH covers all the bases of personal finance. In just eight chapters, Steven Hromin breaks down the game of money to help you navigate the waters and build wealth for yourself. View on Amazon
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Stronger Than You Think: The 10 Blind Spots That Undermine Your Relationship...and How to See Past Them Gary W. Lewandowski Jr. '02 Discover the ten myths sabotaging your love life, and the practical, science-backed tools you can use to reveal your relationships hidden strengths and build a fulfilling, long-lasting bond. View on Amazon
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How to Fly Fish for Trout Thomas McCoy '73 Included in the Fish Tales section are true stories outlining strategies, tactics and techniques as well as descriptions of some of my favorite fishing spots View on Amazon
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Nose, Legs, Body! Know Wine Like the Back of Your Hand Len Napolitano '78 Napolitano fits a bounty of information into 50 concise answers to common, yet critical, wine questions and concludes each chapter with hands-on wine tasting exercises to do at home View on Amazon
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Thriving Through Transition: Self-Care for Parents of Transgender Children Denise O'Doherty '76 This book was written to make it easier for parents. To give parents insight and awareness to understand what happens to them when their child comes out as transgender and to give parents direction and effective suggestions on how to deal with the many issues parents commonly face with a transgender child. View on Amazon
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The New Rules of Success Gregory Pierre-Louis ' What constitutes New Rules of Success? The answer can be narrowed down to an examination and understanding of the prevailing economic environment and culture View on Amazon
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Activating Happiness: A Jump-Start Guide to Overcoming Low Motivation, Depression, or Just Feeling Stuck Rachel Hershenberg '09, PhD '13 Its not just big choices that can radically change our lives, sometimes its the small ones. This book offers powerful, evidence-based strategies to help you conquer low motivation, nix negative moods, and defeat depression by actively making positive choices in small, everyday moments. View on Amazon
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The Impact of Confidence: 7 Secrets of Success for the Human Side of Leadership Timothy J. Ressmeyer '83 Confidence is the number one growth opportunity for leaders, according to executive and leadership coach Tim Ressmeyer, Ph.D. In his book, the author integrates insights and experience from his years working in nonprofits, higher education, corporate and as an entrepreneur running a coaching company. View on Amazon
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Small But Mighty Gary Romano '93 Small but Mighty helps current and aspiring consultants serving nonprofits Get Started, Get Customers, Get Help, and Get Growing! Nonprofit consultant Gary Romano will lead you through the step-by-step process of creating and running your own consultancy. View on Amazon
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Croissants vs. Bagels: Strategic, Effective, and Inclusive Networking at Conferences Robbie Samuels '97,02 A practical guide to help you build meaningful and authentic relationships. View on Amazon
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Disasters in Field Research: Preparing For and Coping With Unexpected Events Nancy Stevens '03 From ravenous ants and temperamental gear to debilitating illness and unpredictable politics, field research can be fraught with challenges and opportunities for mishap. Disasters in Field Research is your guide to what can go wrong while conducting fieldworkand what you can do to avoid or minimize the impact of unexpected events. View on Amazon
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Safe 4 Retirement: The Four Keys to a Safe Retirement Jack Tatar '81 This book takes a holistic approach to retirement for pre-retirees and retirees. Rather than just focusing on financial matters for retirement, this book explores Financial Preparedness, Health & Wellness, Mental Attitude and Staying Involved View on Amazon
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Real Leaders Don't Follow: Being Extraordinary in the Age of the Entrepreneur Stephen Tobak '78, 79 Leaders Lead. Followers Follow. You Can't Do Both. Acknowledging the great irony that most of today's inspiring entrepreneurs are following the crowd instead of doing what innovative leaders like Richard Branson, Mark Zuckerberg, and Elon Musk did to become successful, Silicon Valley management consultant Steve Tobak delivers some truth:Nobody ever made it big by doing what everyone else is doing. View on Amazon
Science Non-Fiction
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Decision Making in Emergency Medicine: An Evidence-Based Handbook John Arbo (editor) '06 This portable guide to rational clinical decision-making in the challenging and changing world of emergency critical care provides in every chapter a streamlined review of a common problem in critical care medicine, along with evidence-based guidelines and summary tables of landmark literature View on Amazon
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Being an Empowered Patient: An Advocacy Guide Erika Balfour, MD '98 This book offers readers an insightful direction when encountering health related issues including basic medical terms, choosing a doctor, the Affordable Care Act, medical malpractice, and insurance companies View on Amazon
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The Oxford Handbook of the Psychology of Working David L. Blustein '74 Work is a central aspect of life, providing a source of structure, a means of survival, connection to others, and optimally a means of self-determination. Across the globe, people devote considerable time and effort to preparing for, adjusting to, and managing their work lives. Many of the major crises affecting people and communities--including wars, famines, poverty, and risks to personal safety--have been and continue to be related to working. At the same time, working, when it is dignified and meaningful, can create the foundation for a satisfying life that allows people to support themselves and their families, and to find an outlet for their values and interests in the world of work. View on Amazon
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The Psychology of Working: A New Perspective for Career Development, Counseling, and Public Policy David L. Blustein '74 In this original and major new work, David Blustein places working at the same level of attention for social and behavioral scientists and psychotherapists as other major life concerns, such as intimate relationships, physical and mental health, and socio-economic inequities. He also provides readers with an expanded conceptual framework within which to think about working in human development and human experience. View on Amazon
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Freshwater Dinoflagellates of North America Susan Carty '70 Following an introductory section on the biology, morphology, and ecology of freshwater dinoflagellates, the species are presented in a field guide format with distribution maps, written descriptions emphasizing notable features, line drawings, and black-and-white and color micrographs View on Amazon
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The Great Silence: Science and Philosophy of Fermi's Paradox Milan Cirkovic '95, 00 The Great Silence explores the multifaceted problem named after the great Italian physicist Enrico Fermi and his legendary 1950 lunchtime question Where is everybody? View on Amazon
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How Much Is that Cure in the Window?: Simple Math Solutions for Complicated Problems in Biology, Medicine, and Healthcare Shaun Comfort MD '84 Beginning with simple examples drawn from everyday life, the author leads you through the steps of applying the powerful Fermi method from physics to the world of healthcare. This approachable book is a gentle introduction to the simple mathematics of estimating everything from jelly beans in a jar to the force of a football head injury, from the time to vaccinate a country in a pandemic to the likely cost of universal healthcare coverage. The author draws upon his experience in physics, neurology, and biopharmaceutical medicine to present an accessible and entertaining book that gives you the ability to evaluate, model, and understand many of the pressing issues in healthcare today-using no more than simple algebra and reasoning. View on Amazon
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Literatures of Madness: Disability Studies and Mental Health Elizabeth J. Donaldson '97 This volume addresses the under-representation of madness and psychiatric disability in the field of disability studies. It also explores the controversies and the common ground among disability studies, anti-psychiatric discourses, mad studies, graphic medicine, and health/medical humanities. View on Amazon
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Neuroplasticity: Your Brain's Superpower Philippe Douyon, MD '01 Neuroplasticity: Your Brain's Superpower empowers us to have a different relationship with our brains. Instead of just succumbing to whatever potential dysfunction, degeneration, or disease that may impact our nervous system, in this book we explore the ways in which we can give our brains exactly what they need to adapt, heal, and thrive. View on Amazon
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Collider: The Search for the Worlds Smallest Particles Paul Halpern '87 An accessible look at the hottest topic in physics and the experiments that will transform our understanding of the universe View on Amazon
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Teaching with Compassion: An Educator's Oath to Teach from the Heart Peter Kaufman (co-author) '99 In a world where students are often seen as test scores and not as human beings, compassionate teachers are needed more than ever. This book draws on real life examples and exercises to demonstrate the power and potential of teaching from the heart. View on Amazon
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The Biology of Sharks and Rays A. Peter Kimley '70 The Biology of Sharks and Rays is a comprehensive resource on the biological and physiological characteristics of the cartilaginous fishes: sharks, rays, and chimaeras View on Amazon
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Elemental Philosophy: Earth, Air, Fire, and Water As Environmental Ideas David Macauley '94, '98 In tracing changing views of the four elements through the history of ideas, Macauley generates a new vocabulary for and a fresh vision of the environment while engaging the elemental world directly with reflections on their various manifestations View on Amazon
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Uniquely Normal: Tapping The Reservoir of Normalcy to Treat Austim Robert Bernstein '71 In Uniquely Normal: Tapping The Reservoir of Normalcy to Treat Austim, Robert Bernstein has found a different approach based on cognition thinking in helping people of all ages with ASD. View on Amazon
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The Molecular Biology of Cancer: Mechanisms, Targets, and Therapeutics Lauren Pecorino '84 Starting with the hallmarks of cancer, the text looks at the mechanisms behind the transformation of cells into cancer cells. Each chapter then demonstrates how this knowledge can be applied to developing new targeted therapies, giving students a clear appreciation of how theory translates to tackling the disease. View on Amazon
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Why Millions Survive Cancer: The Successes of Science Lauren Pecorino '84 In Why Millions Survive Cancer, Lauren Pecorino illuminates the enormous recent progress in fighting cancer, painting an intriguing portrait of scientific breakthroughs, the leading scientists behind these key discoveries, and the steps that we can all take to reduce our exposure to cancer View on Amazon
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The Unknown as an Engine for Science Hans Juergen Pirner '74 This book explores the limits of our knowledge. The author shows how uncertainty and indefiniteness not only define the borders confining our understanding, but how they feed into the process of discovery and help to push back these borders. Starting with physics the author collects examples from economics, neurophysiology, history, ecology and philosophy. View on Amazon
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The Organized Child: An Effective Program to Maximize Your Kid's Potential -- in School and in Life Elana G. Spira, PhD '02, '05 This unique resource provides concrete examples, tips for strategically using praise and rewards, and practical tools to help you teach organizational skills to your child, maximizing their potential. View on Amazon
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The Evolution of Meteorology Kevin Anthony Teague '11 & Nicole Gallichio '12 This comprehensive review explores the evolution of the field of meteorology, from its infancy in 3000 bc, through the birth of fresh ideas and the naming of the field as a science, to the technology boom, to today. The Evolution of Meteorology reveals the full story of where meteorology was then to where it is now, where the field is heading, and what needs to be done to get the field to levels never before imagined. Authored by experts of the topic, this book includes information on forecasting technologies, organizations, governmental agencies, and world cooperative projects. View on Amazon
Biography/Memoir
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Midnight Sun Artic Moon Mary Albanese '77 A young upstate New York woman begins an adventure of a life-time as she moves away from her safe and conventional path to become a geological explorer in Alaska, where she maps remote wilderness areas and journeys to the depths of her own heart View on Amazon
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Mail Call: The Wartime Correspondence of an American Couple 1943-1945 Terri David ' These letters tell the story of one young couple, separated by war but very much in love, who had to keep the tendrils of their life together through daily correspondence View on Amazon
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Black and White: The Way I See It Bart Davis (co-authored with Richard Williams) '17 Born into poverty in Shreveport, Louisiana in the 1940s, Richard Williams was blessed by a strong, caring mother who remained his lifelong hero, just as he became hero to Venus and Serena later on. View on Amazon
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Life 101: Lessons from a 13 Year Old Father Saladin Davis '07 Life 101 is an autobiographical account of Saladin Davis' fatherhood journey from discovering that he was a father at the age of 13, through graduating college at 23, and subsequently obtaining sole custody of his daughter Lakera at age 26 View on Amazon
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Forget About Today: Bob Dylan's Genius for (Re)invention, Shunning the Naysayers, and Creating a Personal Revolution Jonathan Friedman '77 Jon Friedman offers a new perspective on Dylan's revolutionary and enduring legacy through an intimate look at the mystery behind Dylan's success View on Amazon
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A Misfits Manifesto Donna Gaines '84, 91 A Misfit's Manifesto is the story of her wild-in-the-burbs odyssey--from yeshiva girl to street-punk sociologist. The only child of a glamorous big-band vocalist, Donna had three fathers, including the Kishka King of Brooklyn. View on Amazon
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Why the Ramones Matter (Music Matters) Donna Gaines '84, 91 Why the Ramones Matter makes the case about how important the Ramones are - from saving rock and roll to addressing our deepest collective traumas. Gonna Gaines argues that fans were able to understand the central experience of the Ramones and their music: the experience of feeling like an outsider in their own home and everywhere else. View on Amazon
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Losing the Dollhouse S. Jane Gari ' Losing the Dollhouse offers a slice of dysfunctional Americana complete with divorce, stepfamilies, eating disorders, mental illness and the search for true love View on Amazon
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Opaciphobia and Other Inner Reflections Dr. Paul Giangrasso '96, 06 Opaciphobia and Other Inner Reflections is a collection of inner experiences decades in the making. Inspired by events from the authors childhood, opaciphobia is a word that attempts to capture an inner state of fear: a fear of the unclear. It began with a distorted window by the front door of the author's childhood home. It evolved into a personal, multifaceted vantage point that longs for resolution in the divine. View on Amazon
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Life with an Accent: One Immigrant's Quest to Belong Marilyn Gottlieb '12 With every effort Frank Levy makes, a person, an experience or a story emerges from the past proving that the history any immigrant lives through matters View on Amazon
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To Vietnam in Vain: Memoir of an Irish-American Intelligence Advisor, 1969-1970 Edward A. Hagan '73, 78 American military advisors in South Vietnam came to know their allies personally--as few American soldiers could. In addition to fighting the Viet Cong, advisors engaged in community building projects and local government initiatives. They dealt firsthand with corrupt American and South Vietnamese bureaucracies. Not many advisors would have been surprised to learn that 105mm artillery shells were being sold on the black market to the Viet Cong. Not many were surprised by the North Vietnamese victory in 1975. View on Amazon
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The Beauty in Breaking Michele Harper '05 An emergency room physician explores how a life of service to others taught her how to heal herself. View on Amazon
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Surviving My First Decade in Corporate America Stephanie Hayman '12, 18 Want a raise, but don't know how to ask for one? Have to pee during your dreaded morning commute? Looking to turn that coworker chemistry into a relationship? Welcome to the life of a twenty-something in the corporate world - learning your worth, dealing with rush hour traffic, and determining where to draw the line between your personal and professional lives. Enjoy real, raw snackable anecdotes and celebrate the embarrassing and victorious testimonials about my perpetual climb up the corporate ladder. View on Amazon
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56: Joe DiMaggio and the Last Magic Number in Sports Kostya Kennedy '90 Alongside the story of DiMaggio's dramatic quest, Kennedy deftly examines the peculiar nature of hitting streaks and with an incisive, modern-day perspective gets inside the number itself, as its sheer improbability heightens both the math and the magic of 56 games in a row View on Amazon
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Pete Rose: An American Dilemma Kostya Kennedy '90 Best-selling author Kostya Kennedy delivers an evocative and fascinating re-examination of Pete Rose's life; from his cocky and charismatic early years through his storied playing career to his bitter war against baseball's hierarchy to the man we find today--still incorrigible, still adored by many View on Amazon
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All the Horrors of War: A Jewish Girl, a British Doctor and the Liberation of Bergen-Belsen Bernice Lerner '77 On April 15, 1945, Brigadier H. L. Glyn Hughes entered Bergen-Belsen for the first time. Waiting for him were 10,000 unburied, putrefying corpses and 60,000 living prisoners, starving and sick. One month earlier, 15-year-old Rachel Genuth arrived at Bergen-Belsen; deported with her family from Sighet, Transylvania, in May of 1944, Rachel had by then already endured Auschwitz, the Christianstadt labor camp, and a forced march through the Sudetenland. View on Amazon
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The Eyes of the Lion Cindy Yee Kong '93 Cindy Yee Kong was a normal little girl living a normal, everyday life in Hong Konguntil a crippling genetic disease reshaped not only her body but her sense of self View on Amazon
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We Got This: Solo Mom Stories of Grit, Heart and Humor Marika Lindholm ''92 In We Got This, seventy-five solo mom writers tell the truth about their livestheir hopes and fears, their resilience and setbacks, their embarrassments and triumphs. View on Amazon
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From German Cavalry Officer to Reconnaissance Pilot: The World War I History, Memories, and Photographs of Leonhard Rempe, 1914-1921 Paul Rempe '76 Twenty-one-year-old Leonhard Rempe volunteered to serve Germany in 1914. By the time World War One ended, he had seen action on both major fronts, witnessed the war from the back of a horse and the cockpit of plane, and amassed one of the more unique records of anyone in the Kaisers army. From German Cavalry Officer to Reconnaissance Pilot is his remarkable story. View on Amazon
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From an Autism Mom with Love Diana Romeo '92 From an Autism Mom with Love is a collection of personal letters that give you a look into the life of one familys experience living with someone on the autism spectrum. These letters are written from Mom to her son, to God, and to the community at large and will bring you through a range of emotions. They share experiences spanning from diagnosis, through school years, until today, when he is transitioning into adulthood. View on Amazon
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Waking the Spirit: A Musician's Journey Healing Body, Mind, and Soul Andrew Schulman '74 Andrew Schulman, a fifty-seven-year-old professional guitarist, had a close brush with death on the night of July 16, 2009. Against the oddswith the help of musiche survived: A medical miracle. Once fully recovered, Andrew resolved to dedicate his life to bringing music to critically ill patients in the same ICU where music helped save his life. In Waking the Spirit, you'll learn the astonishing stories of the people hes met along the wayboth patients and doctorsand see the incredible role music can play in a modern hospital setting. View on Amazon
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A Soaring Minaret: Abu Bakr Al-Wasiti and the Rise of Baghdadi Sufism Laury Silvers '91 Presenting Abu Bakr Al-Wsis life and work within the context of the development and spread of Sufism, author Laury Silvers goes on to provide an analysis of his theological perspective on the divine reality View on Amazon
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Long Past Slavery: Representing Race in the Federal Writers' Project Catherine Stewart '92, 99 From 1936 to 1939, the New Deal's Federal Writers' Project collected life stories from more than 2,300 former African American slaves. These narratives are now widely used as a source to understand the lived experience of those who made the transition from slavery to freedom. View on Amazon
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A Young Person's Field Guide to Finding Lost Shipwrecks Laurie Ann Zaleski '02 A Young Person's Field Guide to Finding Lost Shipwrecks is an autobiographical account of a nautical archeological expedition. Written by the marine geologist in charge of the survey, it discusses and explains the science behind a multibeam sonar and other technology used for the expedition, as well as describing the day-to-day operations aboard a 37-meter research vessel. The story begins alongside a dock in Cadiz, Spain, where three archeologists, two college students on a summer internship, three captains, one cook, one engineer, two scuba divers, one able-bodied seaman and the author are aboard the Hercules getting ready to set sail in search of the Santsima.Readers learn a lot more than science in this true-life account of a scientific expedition. View on Amazon
General Non-Fiction
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Animal-Assisted Therapy Donald Altschiller '72 Written for students and general readers, Animal-Assisted Therapy offers a historical overview of the practice of using animals in therapy, detailing its growth and the many ways it is practiced today View on Amazon
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The Psychology of Working: A New Perspective for Career Development, Counseling, and Public Policy David Blustein '74 In this original and major new work, David Blustein places working at the same level of attention for social and behavioral scientists and psychotherapists as other major life concerns, such as intimate relationships, physical and mental health, and socio-economic inequities View on Amazon
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The Armenians in Paris: The Joy After the Sorrow Michael Boyajian '83 The story of the Armenians who survived the genocide and escaped to Paris where their intellectuals joined in what Hemingway called the Moveable Feast of expatriate artists and writers in the 1920s. View on Amazon
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Poets, Philosophers, Lovers: On the Writings of Giannina Braschi Edited by Frederick Luis Aldama and Tess O'Dwyer based on the works of Giannina Braschi '79, '81 This collection of essays, by fifteen scholars across diverse fields, explores forty years of writing by Giannina Braschi, one of the most revolutionary Latinx authors of her generation. View on Amazon
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The Last Pastor Gail Cafferata ''96 Gail Cafferata was heartbroken when the church she pastored voted to close its doors. It may have been the right decision, but it led to a million questions in her mind about her call, leadership, and future. She began to think that other pastors who close churches perhaps go through this same experience. This led her to conduct a sociological study of over 130 pastors in five historically established denominations (Episcopal, Lutheran, United Methodist, Presbyterian, and United Church of Christ) who were called to serve churches that closed. This book tells the results of that study, which consisted of many interviews, and the hard-won lessons learned by these courageous pastors. View on Amazon
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Law Made Fun Through Harry Potter's Adventures: 99 Lessons in Law from the Wizarding World for Fans of All Ages Bradley S. Carroll, Esq. '81 This book explores the intersection of Harry Potter's adventures and the law of our society View on Amazon
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The Fight Against Monsanto's Roundup: The Politics of Pesticides Mitchel Cohen '74 A Comprehensive Look at the Worldwide Battle to Defend Ourselves and Our Environment Against the Peddlers of Chemical Poisons View on Amazon
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Nevermore, Quoth the Raver: A Ryan and Eliana McDougal NovelGood to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...and Others Dontn Jim Collins '91 How can good companies, mediocre companies, even bad companies achieve enduring greatness? In this book, Collins seeks to give readers the answer to this question View on Amazon
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Women's Views: The Narrative Stereograph In Nineteenth-Century America Melody Davis '89 In this remarkable book, Melody Davis analyzes the underexamined genre of narrative stereoviews and their audiences. Because stereoviews were created for and marketed primarily to middle-class women in domestic settings, Davis argues that they represent one of the best sources for addressing the flow of historical change in womens lives. View on Amazon
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The Paleo Perspective: The Plight of Prehistoric Man in Modern Times Bob DeCo '69 Is there a caveman buried deep inside each of usone that we refuse to recognize? Do we have Paleolithic instincts and urgings? How much of our behavior is a vestige from our hunter-gatherer past? View on Amazon
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Natural Wine for the People Alice Feiring '76 A compact illustrated guide to the emerging and enormously popular category of natural wine, a style that focuses on minimal intervention, lack of additives, and organic and biodynamic growing methods. View on Amazon
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The Company Town: The Industrial Edens and Satanic Mills That Shaped the American Economy Hardy Green '72, 78 With fascinating profiles of American moguls, The Company Town is a sweeping tale of how the American economy has grown and changed, and how these urban centers have reflected the best and worst of American capitalism View on Amazon
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America 1993: The Great Depression, Lorena Hickok, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the Shaping of the New Deal Michael Golay '74 America 1933 reveals Hickoks pivotal contribution to the policies of the New Deal and sheds light on her intense but ill-fated relationship with Eleanor Roosevelt and the forces that inevitably came between them View on Amazon
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Sincerity: How a Moral Ideal Born Five Hundred Years Ago Inspired Religious Wars, Modern Art, Hipster Chic, and the Curious Notion That We All Have Something to Say (No Matter How Dull) R. Jay Magill, Jr. '97 A cultural and intellectual history of sincerity, from its emergence during the Protestant Reformation to its present incarnations and adversaries View on Amazon
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Linear Algebra and Geometry Elena Kacqorowski (co-author) ''83 Linear Algebra and Geometry is organized around carefully sequenced problems that help students build both the tools and the habits that provide a solid basis for further study in mathematics. View on Amazon
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Democracy and Constitutional Politics in Iran: A Weberian Analysis Farshad Malek-Ahmadi, PhD '99 Malek-Ahmadi traces the transformation of Iran from a predominantly Sunni society into a Shiite country in 1501 when the formal interweaving between religion and politics began, exploring the tragic missed opportunity during the Constitutional Movement to separate the two View on Amazon
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Home Away from Home: Immigrant Narratives, Domesticity, and Coloniality in Contemporary Spanish Culture N. Michelle Murray, PhD '10 Home Away from Home: Immigrant Narratives, Domesticity, and Coloniality in Contemporary Spanish Culture examines ideological, emotional, economic, and cultural phenomena brought about by migration through readings of works of literature and film featuring domestic workers. View on Amazon
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Survival of the Fit: How Physical Education Ensures Academic Achievement and a Healthy Life Daniel Fulham O'Neill '83 Dr. Daniel ONeill is a board-certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, Sports Medicine Doctor, Sport Psychologist, and Author on a mission to get children healthier and happier through maintaining what he calls their physical identity for life. At the intersection of physical health and sports, he has built over 30+ years a successful medical practice and revolutionary educational platform that is transforming todays approach to childrens fitness. His research, presentations and books have consistently challenged the status quo, inspiring educators nationwide to discover and nurture the athlete in every child. View on Amazon
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The Conservative Movement and the Vietnam War: The Other Side of Vietnam Seth Offenbach, PhD '10 The Vietnam War was the central political issue of the 1960s and 1970s. This study by Seth Offenbach explains how the conflict shaped modern conservatism. View on Amazon
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Risk Is An Asset: Turning Commodity Price Uncertainty Into A Strategic Advantage Wayne Penello '79 WAYNE PENELLO AND ANDREW FURMAN have spent the better part of forty years investigating traditional hedging practices and innovating a better solution. And that innovation put them on a path to invent a groundbreaking approach to hedging. Risk Is an Asset tells the story of that invention, and it will transform the way you think about hedging strategies. View on Amazon
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Bailout Nation: How Greed and Easy Money Corrupted Wall Street and Shook the World Economy Barry Ritholtz '89 This book skillfully explores how the United States evolved from a rugged independent nation to a soft Bailout Nation, where financial firms are allowed to self-regulate in good times, but are bailed out by taxpayers in bad times View on Amazon
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Reading Jane Austen Mona Scheuermann ' Reading Jane Austen explores Mansfield Park, Pride and Prejudice, Emma, and Persuasion against their historical and cultural backdrop to show precisely how Jane Austen sets out the core themes of British morality in her novels View on Amazon
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Between Nihilism and Politics: The Hermeneutics of Gianno Vattimo Brian Schroeder '74 This is the first collection of essays in English that deals directly with the philosophy of Gianni Vattimo from a purely critical perspective, further establishing his rightful place in contemporary European philosophy View on Amazon
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Keep the Days: Reading the Civil War Diaries of Southern Women (Civil Way America) Steven M. Stowe '79 Delving into several wartime diaries kept by women of the southern slave-owning class, Steven Stowe recaptures their motivations to keep the days close even as war tore apart the brutal system of slavery that had benefited them. Whether the diarists recorded thoughts about themselves, their opinions about men or their observations about slavery, race and warfare, Stowe shows how these women, by writing the immediate moment, found meaning in a changing world. View on Amazon
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The Big Duck and Eastern Long Island's Duck Farming Industry Dr. Susan Van Scoy ''06, '10 The Big Duck and Eastern Long Island's Duck Farming Industry traces the fascinating and largely unknown history of the Long Island Duck--a fixture on the menus of fine dining establishments around the world. View on Amazon
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Women & Catholocism: Gender, Communion and Authority Phyllis Zagano '79 Award-winning Catholic scholar Phyllis Zagano investigates three distinct situations in the Catholic Church, each pointing to Catholicism's global weak spot: the role of women in the Church View on Amazon
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Women: Icons of Christ Phyllis Zagano '79 Women: Icons of Christ traces the history of ministry by women, especially those ordained as deacons. The author demonstrates how women were removed from leadership, prevented from using their voices, and eliminated from official ministries in the life of the Church. And she refutes arguments against restoring women to the ordained diaconate. View on Amazon
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Marathon Journey, An Achilles Story Stephen Balsamo '94 Marathon Journey, An Achilles Story is an inspirational story about the strength of the human spirit and the hope and possibility that running the distance can provide View on Amazon
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Lizard World Terry Richard Bazes '76 A dentist from New Jersey, marooned at midnight in the Florida swamps, makes the mistake of falling into the clutches of a hilariously depraved family of amateur surgeons devoted to a 17th-century libertine whose discovery of an elixir has kept his evil presence alive for the past three-hundred years. View on Amazon
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Goldsmith's Return Terry Richard Bazes '76 Demons. A murderous peeping Tom. A three-hundred pound psychic beautician A two-headed baby And a visionary painter haunted by a strange beauty and a family curse dating back to Napoleonic France. View on Amazon
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Split-Level: A Novel Sande Boritz Berger '09 Berger excels at showing her characters to be people who were raised in old-fashioned homes who are now confronting unconventional, risky life choicesand dealing with the stresses and absurdities that follow their decisions. -Kirkus Reviews View on Amazon
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Damage Control Thomas Cassidy '71, 78 In one of the deadliest years in New York City history, this murder stands out among the rest. And with only weeks before the mayoral election, all eyes are on the City's response. View on Amazon
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Out of Iceland Ann Cassin '76, 78 A small flower is discovered on an Iceland glacier and just beyond it a female body, dead, frozen in the ice. When an ambitious US medical anthropologist is called in to handle things, a veil of secrecy is dropped over the body. View on Amazon
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A Vengeful Bid: The First Eliana and Ryan McDougal Novel Claudia Czecsyk '96 Detective Ryan McDougal and his sister, forensic analyst Eliana McDougal, work together in the Bentonville Police Department solving crimes and bringing closure to victims' families. It's not an easy job, but it's one they're good at View on Amazon
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Nevermore, Quoth the Raver: A Ryan and Eliana McDougal Novel Claudia Czecsyk '96 When a teenage boy is found dead outside an abandoned barn in Centerton, Arkansas, Bentonville Police Detective Ryan McDougal has been recruited by his protg Marisol Hernandez-Sullivan to solve the case View on Amazon
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A Lifetime of Men Ciahnan Darrell '10 Tolan's never thought much about the scar on her mother's face. She's asked about it a few times, but her mother always deflects the question with some wild story, and since they're so close, Tolan lets her have that secret. But Tolan just found a manuscript on her mothers computer that suggests the true story is almost as crazy as her mother's tall tales. View on Amazon
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One Day at Christmas Virginia Nolan '78 What if to bring a Christmas miracle to those you care about most, you had to commit a felony? In this holiday adventure, thats the quandary Jack La Falla finds himself in. He will stop at nothing to give those he cares about a real and true Christmas. View on Amazon
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The Myst Clipper Shicaine (Cataclysm) Kerry Forrestal '01 TAmorach was a thriving world until the 'Cataclysm,' rendered it almost uninhabitable. Centuries later, Shicaine captain Nathaniel Gedrick races to save his crew and avert all out war between the zones before a new cataclysm arises. View on Amazon
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Teenage Wasteland: Suburbia's Dead End Kids Donna Gaines '84, 91 Teenage Wasteland describes a group of kids and analyzes their interests including heavy metal music and Satanism. It dives into the suicides of four teenagers in Bergenfield, NJ to unravel the reasoning behind why they did it. Teenage Wasteland describes reasons to admire the resilience of what Gaines calls dead end kids. View on Amazon
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Teenie Christopher Grant '93 Christopher Grant makes a stunning literary debut with this warmly told story about friends, family, and finding oneself View on Amazon
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CYBERWAR Robert Huneke '12 When hackers seize the world governments everything changed for all of humanity. A new sense of hope arrived in the streets and young people everywhere embraced the new world order. However, what appeared to be a new found freedom soon turned out to be a new tiranny far worse than anything they imagined. View on Amazon
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Sadie's Boys Larry Lewis '76 On June 1, 1943, the B17E, Texas #6 did not return from its reconnaissance mission over New Guinea. Navigator Charles Lewis was declared missing in action. On December 3, 1944, Rifle Company I, 3rd Battalion, attacked the town of Lucherberg, Germany and twenty two of those American GIs were taken prisoner. Charlies younger brother Ben was one of them. Sadie Lewis had tried everything to keep her boys Charlie and Ben from joining the fight in World War II. Once her sons were missing, she tried everything to get them back. Sadies Boys tells the story, through letters and official documents, of two poor Jewish soldiers from Brooklyn who fought for their country and of the mother who fought for her sons View on Amazon
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Hope: A Story of Devotion Anthony Morena '83 This debut novel examines how devotion affects the decisions we make; how we extend ourselves for those we love; and how we bend our morals to achieve our goals View on Amazon
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Mount Over Hell Gary Morgenstein '74 Its 2098 and the last season of baseballforever. After the ravages of WWIII, the once all-American sport is now synonymous with terrorism and treason. As baseball historian Puppy Nedick prepares for opening day, he meets former baseball greats. The players band together to revitalize the game for one last hurrah. But not everyone wants peace. Will baseball become the catalyst for WWIV, or will it save America? View on Amazon
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Please See Us Caitlin Mullen '17 In this sophisticated, suspenseful debut reminiscent of Laura Lippman and Chloe Benjamin, two young women become unlikely friends during one fateful summer in Atlantic City as mysterious disappearances hit dangerously close to home. View on Amazon
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Sweet Song Terry Persun '77 An archetypal American story of self-discovery, set against the turmoil of post-Civil War America, Sweet Song tells the story of the mixed race son of a white landowner and a black house servant View on Amazon
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The Seventh Pleiade Andrew J. Peters ' Atlantis is besieged by violent storms, tremors, and a barbarian army. For sixteen-year-old Aerander, its a calamitous backdrop to his Panegyris, where boys are feted for their passage to manhood View on Amazon
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Before the Farmhouse Burned Down Holly Riordan '15 As Gillian prepares for her grandmothers funeral, she finds a faded slip of paper. The writing scribbled across the page unveils secrets that were supposed to be kept in the past - secrets that could end another life. View on Amazon
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The Catalyst Selin Senol-Akin '06 Beautiful Kaitlin has recently married oil expert Paul Maverick and left her thriving life in Toronto in order to accompany him in his professional post amongst a scenic yet slower-paced life in Stavanger, Norway. As newlywed bliss subsides faster than expected, however, and (without work and friends) she is left with little to do other than wait for her husband to come home, Kaitlin almost dreams into existence the excitement she finds running into handsome Finn and his peculiar group of friendswho work and live in the Scandinavian woods. View on Amazon
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Inconvenient Daughter Lauren J. Sharkey '14, 18 Rowan Kelly knows she's lucky. After all, if she hadn't been adopted by Marie and Joseph, she could have spent her days in a rice paddy, or a windowless warehouse assembling iPhones--they make iPhones in Korea, right? Either way, slowly dying of boredom on Long Island is surely better than the alternative. View on Amazon
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Sorority Genevieve Sly Crane '12 Prep meets Girls in White Dresses in Genevieve Sly Cranes deliciously addictive, voyeuristic exploration of female friendship and coming of age that will appeal to anyone who has ever been curious about what happens in a sorority house. View on Amazon
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Medieval Bedazzle Tecoa Washington '95, 97 Join poet-turned-author Tecoa Washington as she mixes together the modern and the medieval, stirring in a bit of Chaucer, Einstein, Homer, Milton, Ovid, and a few others for good measure. View on Amazon
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23 Shades of Black Kenneth Wishnia '96 From her run-down Bronx apartment to the way-out clubs of the Lower East Side, Filomena's investigation leads her to suspect that a group of high-powered corporate executives has turned to murder as a way to protect its bottom line View on Amazon
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Bad Blood Guy Young, MD ''92 Can dead people still bleed? Two dead bodies on two continents are discovered simultaneously both of whom continue to bleed even after their lifeless bodies are found. Is it some new horrific disease or something even more sinister? View on Amazon

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